Search

Newham bikers burn rubber to deliver Easter eggs to needy children

07:00 15 April 2014

Charity bikers at Community Links with their Easter eggs

Charity bikers at Community Links with their Easter eggs

Archant

Scores of Newham bikers burnt rubber to deliver chocolate Easter eggs to needy children for Easter Sunday this week.

Charity bikers arrive at Community Links with their Easter eggsCharity bikers arrive at Community Links with their Easter eggs

An “egg-straordinary” 517 Easter eggs were provided to disadvantaged children by the leather-clad philanthropists for the

Bikers Easter Egg Run on April 12.

The annual event organised by local charity Community Links saw more than 70 bikers put their pedals to the metal to help children who would otherwise go without eggs this Easter.

One easy-rider named Chris Ward earned himself a special mention by delivering 110 Easter eggs.

Charity bikers at Community Links with their Easter eggsCharity bikers at Community Links with their Easter eggs

A bucket collection on the day raised a further £96.13 with which to buy egg-stra eggs.

The bikers were thanked by former Deputy Mayor of Newham Christine Bowden at Community Links’ headquarters in Barking Road.

Kevin Jenkins, co-founder of Community Links, said: “A truly brilliant record breaking run that will ensure a really special Easter this yea for our areas most disadvantaged children. We cannot thank the bikers enough for their kindness and generosity.”

For more information visit community-links.org.

Latest Newham News Stories

Yesterday, 19:00
Bird house olympic tower

Bird houses in the design of famous London landmarks have been created in a bid to entice more birds to fly back to the capital and halt the steady decline of the animals.

London
Yesterday, 17:11
Emergency services have been called to a reported stabbing outside Newham Collegiate

Emergency services have been called to a reported stabbing outside Newham Collegiate on Barking Road.

Yesterday, 16:49
Met Police commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe and recovered firearms

Gun crime in Newham is the focus of a new Metropolitan Police operation.

Metropolitan Police
Yesterday, 14:25
Happy locals outside of St Luke's Community Centre

A financially stricken community centre in Canning Town has received a much needed donation to be put towards a new floor.

London

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read news

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Win a BMW 1 series

There are fewer cars currently on the market more stylish and exciting than the BMW. Known all over the world as one of the best car manufacturers, the BMW is renowned for sleek designs and fantastic high quality workmanship.

Read more
Kindle 7 inch tablet

Are you looking for a brand new gadget to help you stay connected on the go and make that long journey home a bit more entertaining? Look no further. MyOffers is giving you the chance to win 1 of 50 Kindle Fire 7” Display Tablets! That’s 50 times more chances to win, so hurry up and enter our competition today and you could be one of our lucky winners!

Read more

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Newham Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe